ERIC Number: EJ468238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Cognitive Treatments for Eating Disorders.
Wilson, G. Terence; Fairburn, Christopher G.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v61 n2 p261-69 Apr 1993
Sees cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as applicable to all eating disorders but most intensively studied in treatment of bulimia nervosa. Briefly reviews most commonly used cognitive treatments for eating disorders, provides critical evaluation of their effectiveness, and speculates about their mechanisms of action. Notes that CBT has not been shown to be consistently superior to alternative psychological treatments. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)